Dhanteras, which marks the first day of the five-day long Diwali festival, is being celebrated on October 22, 2022

The auspicious day, which is celebrated with the hope of attaining prosperity, is marked by worshipping the God & Goddess of Wealth Lord Kubera and Goddess Lakshmi

To attract good fortune, here is a list of things that you can buy and stay away from buying on Dhanteras 2022-

Gold & Silver Items

It is believed that buying items made of gold and silver on Dhanteras is similar to inviting Maa Lakshmi , the Goddess of wealth in one’s home and is thereby highly auspicious


As a broomstick is the most affordable thing with which you can clean a house, do purchase a new one on Dhanteras as it believed to sweep away all negative energies from your house and invite luck

Copper Utensils

Copper is one of the most useful utensils from which you can consume your daily meals and it is said that buying this metal on Dhanteras can protect people from bad omen

Gomti Chakra

A shell of a rare sea snail that is found in Gujarat’s Gomti River, Gomti Chakras are considered very dear to Maa Lakshmi and brings luck and prosperity if brought on Dhanteras


Stay away from buying vehicles on Dhaneras as it is made up of iron, which is not auspicious to purchase on the first day of Diwali

Steel Utensils

Refrain from buying steel utensils on Dhanteras also as steel comprises of 97% iron, which is considered inauspicious for the first day of Diwali